January 20, 2019
Mass. Nonprofits Surprised by Grants Totaling $325K

November 30, 2018 — Twenty-six Massachusetts nonprofits that serve children who are battling hunger or illness were surprised this week when they were awarded a total $325,000 in grants from the Joy in Childhood Foundation.

“It’s hard to measure joy, but we know that we’re successful when we can work with organizations that fill a hungry belly, inspire creativity and play, embrace the power of nature and at the end of the day, put a smile on a child’s face,” said Karen Raskopf, co-chair of the Joy in Childhood Foundation, an independent organization funded by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins."

Receiving the grants were the following organizations:
  • Above The Clouds, Norwood: $10,000
  • Acord, Hamilton: $5,000
  • Beverly Bootstraps Community Services, Beverly: $10,000
  • Binkeez For Comfort, Shrewsbury: $5,000
  • Boston Children's Hospital Miracles for Latino Kids, Boston: $5,000
  • Bread of Life, Malden: $15,000
  • Children's Hospital Corporation, Boston: $5,000
  • Community Servings,, Jamaica Plain: $5,000
  • Creative Hub Worcester, Worcester: $5,000
  • Cristo Rey Boston High School, Boston: $5,000
  • The Dimock Center, Roxbury: $25,000
  • Fenway Community Health Center,, Boston: $5,000
  • Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, Hatfield: $10,000
  • Food Project, Lincoln: $10,000
  • The Home For Little Wanderers, Boston: $5,000
  • Kylees Kare Kits For Kidz, Leominster: $5,000
  • Lahey Health Behavioral Services, Burlington: $25,000
  • Li Fraumeni Syndrome Association, Holliston: $15,000
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Waltham: $15,000
  • Merrimack Valley YMCA, Lawrence: $20,000
  • Nurtury, Boston: $10,000
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Springfield: $5,000
  • South Shore YMCA, Norwell: $5,000
  • Team IMPACT, Quincy: $20,000, $25,000, and $25,000
  • Tufts Medical Center, Boston: $25,000
  • Weymouth Council For The Hungry James J Dowd, Weymouth: $5,000

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